Using Virginia Woolf’s essay A Room of One’s Own as a jumping point, Barbara Haber, food historian and Lydia Shire, chef, restaurateur, and entrepreneur will discuss the connections among culinary history, women’s history, and...Read more about Does Food Have a Gender?
This week, we'll stay close to home and visit our neighbors at Mudflat Studios in Somerville, MA to work with the amazing Clive Sithole! Clive was born in Soweto, South Africa and has traveled around South Africa to study and work with local potters, including Zulu and Venda ceramic artists. He has led workshops internationally, traveling to Nigeria to study the Udu ceramic drum, and to the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, England, to work with Magdalene Odundo. In 2018, Clive presented a workshop with Zulu potters Jabu Nala and Thembe Nala, demonstrating their traditional and contemporary coil building techniques and surface treatments. In 2019, Clive came to the US to be Mudflat's 2019-2020 Artist in Residence.
A reading and discussion to celebrate the publication of Shonni Enelow and David Levine's A Discourse on Method. Moderated by Martin Puchner, Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative...Read more about Book Launch: A Discourse on Method
Join museum staffers Javier and Ryan as they spend thirty minutes feeding, interacting with, and discussing some of the museum’s amphibians and reptiles. Free and open to the public. to join the event and...